David Jerome Scott, 31
David Jerome Scott, a 31-year-old black man, was shot and killed Wednesday, May 21, in the 1100 block of East Bennett Street in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Deputies responded to a call of a gunshot victim about 10:30 p.m. and found Scott and a 44-year-old man in the front yard of a home with gunshot wounds, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Witnesses told deputies that a light-colored sedan drove by and a person inside shot at the men.
Scott was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:13 p.m.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.